Transforming lives, organizations and leadership at the intersection of science + culture.

Sometimes a speaker can energize an entire room simply by her presence, and when Michelle takes the stage, that’s exactly what you get. From the first words into the microphone, Michelle lets the entire audience know that they’re in for something special.

Chris Strub

Author, 50 States, 100 Days


L. Michelle is a certified executive and personal coach, Fortune 100 advisor, best-selling, award winning author and the CEO/founder of no silos communications llc. NSC is a media and consulting company that develops high-performing executive leaders with a specialty in women and women of color. Positive psychology and neuroscience-informed and credentialed by the International Coaching Federation, she runs an international coaching and consulting practice where she works with professionals and organizations to create learning and coaching experiences that inspire exceptional lives and leadership. She specializes in moving mid-level and GM leaders to the C-Suite and co-creating opportunities for C-Suite leaders to have lasting impact.These leaders have hailed from American Express, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Bank of America, Schwabb, Netflix, Warner Media, CNN, Merck, Capital One and more. She is also a Certified DISC Practitioner and is currently upgrading her ICF credential to PCC (exp Q1 FY24).

L. Michelle has authored three books and holds editing credits for a children’s book. She is currently busy with her fourth title. She is the only Black woman author creating leadership books that merge culture with applied sciences, including No Thanks: 7 Ways to Say I’ll Just Include Myself (two editions), the companion journal, Slay Everyday: 52 Weeks to Rockstar Leadership and her latest, Yes Please! 7 Ways to Say I’m Entitled to the C-Suite. She is a certified hybrid instructor and facilitator and is on faculty and a global executive coach for the Executive Leadership Council Institute.

She is the creator, executive producer and host of The Culture Soup Podcast®, heard in 70+ countries with 350+ episodes, it debuted at #6 on Apple Podcasts in a business category.

She has more than 25 years as an elite, award-winning strategic communicator at global agencies and corporate, making VP before the age of 30, and SVP before 40. She was Chief Executive of her own agency that she ran for about a decade.

She is one of the most-sought after contemporary keynote speakers on tech, business and culture, and has been featured across the country on some of the most important stages. L. Michelle has been an executive board Co-Chair for Opera America, is currently an advisory board member of The Denyce Graves Foundation and sits on the Board of Visitors at TCU’s Bob Schieffer College of Strategic Communication where she is an adjunct professor of strategic communication.

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